Lip-Gloss, Highlighter, Mascara, Oh My!  

This certainly describes our Basic Beauty Night at the delightful local makeup boutique, The Candy Bar. Like kids in a candy store we were! Our guests learned firsthand why Basic Beauty’s 5 Winter Must Have’s must be had indeed, and enjoyed exclusive access to all of the makeup/skincare/product fabulosity the Candy Bar has to offer! The season of party-going and gift-giving is upon us, so for yourself or a friend … or both … add these 5 products to your list. $$ Naughty or $ Nice? Well, that’s up to you!

1. Highlighter: Keep your skin glowing all year ’round.

$ Heaven’s Gold by Girlactik. Unleash your inner sparkle. For face and body!

$$ Candlelight by Kevyn Aucoin. Take your look to a whole new level, adding this subtle change to your makeup routine will have heads turning.

2. Mascara: We all need one mascara that makes any look POP.

$ Full Exposure Volume Mascara by Smashbox. This has fiber qualities that leave your lashes full and beautiful. No clumps, just impact.

$$ The Volume by Kevyn Aucoin. This takes your lashes to new heights, literally!

3. Hand Therapy: Your hands deserve some TLC this winter, don’t leave them out in the cold!

$ Gin Blossom Hand Cream by Love & Toast. With a scent you’ll be dreaming of and a feel you won’t believe. Lightweight with heavy moisture.

$$ Bamboo Hand Lotion by Nest. This is a luxurious hand cream with a crisp clean scent. This looks beautiful in every powder room and makes for a fantastic gift.

4. A Perfect Lip Color: This season calls for some color. Complete your look with a perfect gloss.

$ Doll House by Love&Toast. Fun packaging, great moisture, and fabulous gloss!

$$ Pouty Pink by PURE Cosmetics. Keeping you on trend and looking gorgeous! This color works with most skin-tones, the perfect girlfriend gift.

5. Best All Around Winter Beauty Balm: You simply can’t live with out this product!

Glam Balm by Rodial.  This contains a revitalizing mix of vitamins and superfood oils that balance dehydrated skin. Can be used on skin, lips, cuticles, hands and feet! A beauty bag must have!